Broke-Ass Tag: engagement rings

11/16

Affiliate Disclaimer NewBABs, let’s talk rings. Yeah, that ring.

As Broke-Asses, we typically like for our ring to match our lifestyle — classy but savvy, fun but smart, stunning but brilliant. And that means finding the most bang for your buck with that all-important engagement ring. You know what you like, now you just have to find the one that makes the most sense for your taste and your partner’s (and your!) wallet. So, as your dutiful editor, I’ve rounded up 100 amazingly gorgeous engagement rings, all under $1000. With stones ranging from real diamonds to moissonite and morganite (super affordable diamond alternatives) to gemstones of any color, there’s sure to be a ring (or 20) to fit your every desire. Etsy is a treasure trove, but even the larger companies (Kay, Jared, etc.) still have stunners well under a grand.
Addy Art Deco Engagement Ring

Art Deco Ring, $367.19 from Etsy seller Addy

WanLoveDesigns White Topaz Three-Stone Ring

White Topaz 3-stone Engagement Ring, $375 from Etsy seller WanLoveDesigns

TheresaPytell White Gold Moissonite Oval Ring

White Gold Moissonite Oval Engagement Ring, $488 from Etsy seller TheresaPytell

TheAladdinsCave Natural White Sapphire Solitaire Engagement Ring

White Sapphire Solitaire Ring, $79.99 from Etsy seller TheAladdinsCave

TANSO Sapphire Engagement Ring

Art Nouveau Sapphire Engagement Ring, $398 from Etsy seller TANSO

TANSO Diamond and Sapphire Ring

Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring, $889 from Etsy seller TANSO

SwankMetalsmithing New Moon Crescent Engagement Ring

Moon Phase Ring with Black Diamonds, $265 from Etsy seller SwankMetalsmithing

SivanLotan Unique Marquise Engagement Ring

White Topaz Marquis Engagement Ring, $759 from Etsy seller SivanLotan

ShopClementine Square Rose Cut Black Diamond Ring

Square Rose Cut Black Diamond Ring, $620 from Etsy seller ShopClementine

SellerOfJewels 14K White Gold Diamond and Padparadascha Ring

14K White Gold Diamond and Padparadscha Ring, $579 from Etsy seller SellerofJewels

ScotchStreetVintage Vintage Blue Topaz and Diamond Cluster Ring

Blue Topaz and Diamond Cluster Ring, $350 from Etsy seller ScotchStreetVintage

ScotchStreetVintage Blue Topaz Engagement Ring

2 Carat Blue Topaz Ring, $400 from Etsy seller ScotchStreetVintage

RockCandyCollection1 2.5 Carat Radiant Lab Cut Diamond

Radiant Cut Lab Created Diamond, $795 from Etsy seller RockCandyCollection1

ProvenanceJewellery Edwardian Opal Ring

Edwardian Opal and Diamond Ring, $765.63 from Etsy seller ProvenanceJewellry

PristineCustomRings Ruby Flower Ring

Ruby Flower Ring, $800 by Etsy seller PristineCustomRings

PointNoPointStudio Rose Cut Brilliant Ring

Rose Cut Diamond Engagement Ring, $900 from Etsy seller PointNoPointStudio

PointNoPointStudio Black Diamond Engagement Ring

Black Diamond Engagement Ring, $600 from Etsy seller PointNoPointStudioonegarnetgirl Oregon Sunstone Ring

Oregon Sunstone Ring, $298 from Etsy seller OneGarnetGirl

OliviaEwing Verona Engagement Ring

Verona Engagement Ring, $998 from Etsy seller OliviaEwing

NinadesCriquets Delicate 18K Gold Diamond Ring

Delicate Gold and Diamond Engagement Ring, $390 from Etsy seller NinadesCriquets

NangijalaJewelry Silver Gold Branch Engagement Ring with Green Stone

Green Moissonite Woodland Engagement Ring, $450 from Etsy seller NangijalaJewelry

moonkistdesigns Victorian Filigree Lavender Moonstone Ring

Victorian Filigree Lavender Moon Quartz Ring, $93.50 from Etsy seller MoonkistDesigns

MinimalVS Yellow Gold Diamond Engagement RIng

Yellow Gold Triangle Diamond Engagement Ring, $880 from Etsy seller MinimalVS

Amazon Emerald and Opal Ring

Emerald and Fiery Opal Ring, $399.99 from Amazon

MinimalVS Pear DIamond Engagement Ring

Pear Cut Diamond Engagement Ring, $680 from Etsy seller MinimalVS

MichaelGabriels Three Stone Round Brilliant Cut Ring

Three Stone Round Brilliant Cut Engagement Ring, $525 from Etsy seller MichaelGabriels

White Gold Sapphire and Pearl Ring from Amazon

Sapphire and Pearl Engagement Ring in White Gold, $343 from Amazon

MichaelGabriels Round Brilliant Cut Engagement Ring

Round Brilliant Cut Champagne Diamond Ring, $200 from Etsy seller MichaelGabriels

MichaelGabriels Oval Diamond Engagment Ring

Oval Diamond Engagement Ring, $549 from Etsy seller MichaelGabriels

MichaelGabriels Micro Pave Wedding Band

Micro Pave Diamond Ring, $280 from Etsy seller MichaelGabriels

MichaelGabriels Marquis Diamond Engagment Ring

Marquee Diamond Ring, $499 from Etsy seller MichaelGabriels

MichaelGabriels Halo Round Brilliant Ring

Halo Set Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring, $549 from Etsy seller MichaelGabriels

MichaelGabriels Five Stone Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring

Five Stone Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring, $399 from Etsy seller MichaelGabriels

Garnet and Fiery Opal Engagement Ring from Amazon

Garnet and Fiery Opal Cluster Ring, $489 from Amazon

MichaelGabriels Emerald Cut Diamond Ring with Pave Band

Emerald Cut Diamond with Micro Pave, $899 from Etsy seller MichaelGabriels

Jared the Galleria of Jewelry

Levian Garnet Ring with Diamonds Set in Strawberry Gold, $699.99 from Jared the Galleria of Jewelry

MichaelGabriels Diamond Bezel Cut Engagement Ring

Bezel Set Half-Halo Diamond Engagement Ring, $650 from Etsy seller MichaelGabriels

mastergoldcraft Round Natural London Blue Topaz

Natural London Blue Topaz with Diamond Halo Ring, $695 from Etsy seller MasterGoldCraft

MagpieVintageJewelry Art Deco 18K Gold Diamond Ring

Art Deco 18k Gold Diamond Engagement Ring, $295 from Etsy seller MagpieVintageJewelry

MaejeanVintage Antique 14K Rose Gold Ring

Antique 14k Rose Gold 1/5 Carat Old Mine Cut Diamond Ring, $365 from Etsy seller MaejeanVintage

LuxCrown White Sapphire and Opal Halo Ring

White Sapphire and Opal Halo Ring, $249.99 from Etsy seller LuxCrown

LuoJewelry Emerald Engagement Ring

Emerald Ring, $280 from Etsy seller LuoJewelry

LoveAlwaysGalicia Antique Gold Orange Blossom Ring

Art Deco White Gold Orange Blossom Diamond Ring, $489 from Etsy seller LoveAlwaysGalicia

lolide Rose Gold Moissonite Stacking Wedding Ring Set

Moissonite Rose Gold Stacking Engagement Ring Set, $625 by Etsy seller Lolide

ldiamondsforever Round Shape Brilliant Moissonite Ring

Brilliant Moissonite and Diamond Engagement Ring, $602 from Etsy seller ldiamondsforever

LaMoreDesign Rose Gold Halo Black Diamond Ring

14k Rose Gold Halo Engagement Ring with Black Spinel, $648 from Etsy seller LaMoreDesign

LaMoreDesign Halo White Topaz Engagement Ring with Pave Diamonds

Halo Diamond Engagement Ring with White Topaz, $898 from Etsy seller LaMoreDesign

LaMoreDesign Floral Aquamarine Ring

Floral Aquamarine Engagement Ring, $798 from Etsy seller LaMoreDesign

LaMoreDesign Cushion White Topaz and Diamond Ring

Cushion White Topaz and Diamond Engagement Ring, $748 from Etsy seller LaMoreDesign

LadyRoseVintageJewel Vintage Engagement Ring

Vintage Floral Diamond Cluster Engagement Ring, $645 from Etsy seller LadyRoseVintageJewel

LadyRoseVintageJewel Vingage Old Cut Engagement RIng

Vintage Old Cut Diamond Engagement Ring, $695 from Etsy seller LadyRoseVintageJewel

LadyRoseVintageJewel Antique Filigree Engagement Ring

Antique Engagement Ring with Orange Blossom Motif, $845 from Etsy seller LadyRoseVintageJewel

LadyRoseVintageJewel Antique Engagement Ring with Old European Cut Diamond

Antique Old European Cut Engagement Ring, $795 from Etsy seller LadyRoseVintageJewel

karenjohnsondesign Rose Gold White Sapphire Ring

Rose Gold White Sapphire Ring, $664.06 from Etsy seller KarenJohnsonDesign

JewelryAsteria Gold Topaz Ring

Gold and Blue Topaz Ring, $349.99 from Etsy seller JewelryAsteria

Amazon Yellow Diamond Three Stone Ring

Yellow Diamond Three Stone Ring, $879 from Amazon

JewelryAsteria Gold Peridot and Cubic Zirconia Ring

Peridot Three Stone Ring, $129.99 from Etsy seller JewelryAsteria

JewelryAsteria Art Deco Blue Topaz Ring

Art Deco Blue Topaz Ring, $299.99 from Etsy seller JewelryAsteria

JewelryAstaria Red Gemstone Engagement Ring

Garnet Halo Ring, $249.99 from Etsy seller JewelryAsteria

JamieKatesJewelry Vintage Diamond Engagement Ring Yellow

Vintage Diamond Engagement Ring, $399 from Etsy seller JamieKatesJewelry

JamieKatesJewelry Vintage Art Deco Diamond Engagement Ring

Vintage Art Deco Diamond Engagement Ring, $399 from Etsy seller JamieKatesJewelry

GoldAdore Vintage White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Ring

Vintage White Gold and Sapphire Engagement Ring, $845 from Etsy seller GoldAdore

gispandiamonds Leaves Rose Gold Engagement Ring

Rose Gold Leaves Engagement, $650 from Etsy seller GispanDiamonds

gispandiamonds Art Deco Yellow Gold Ring

Art Deco Yellow Gold Engagement Ring, $850 from Etsy seller GispanDiamonds

GilatArtzi Diamond Past Present Future Ring

Past, Present and Future Diamond Engagement Ring, $549 from Etsy seller GilatArtzi

FRomaG Pear Cut Diamond Ring

Pear Cut Diamond Ring with Pave and Black Diamonds, $880 from Etsy seller FRomaG

FergusonsFineJewelry Vintage 1950s Engagemetn Ring

Vintage 1950s / Mid Century Engagement Ring, $995 from Etsy seller FergusonsFineJewels

FergusonsFineJewelry Antique Art Deco Engagement Ring

Antique Art Deco Engagement Ring, $725 from Etsy seller FergusonsFineJewels

FergusonsFineJewelry Antique Art Deco Engagement Ring Dainty

1920s Art Deco Engagement Ring, $725 from Etsy seller FergusonsFineJewels

FergusonsFineJewelry Antique 1920s Engagement Ring

1920s Art Deco Filigree Engagement Ring, $950 from Etsy seller FergusonsFineJewels

Kay Jewelers Black Diamond White Gold Ring

Black Diamond and White Gold Ring, $699.99 from Kay Jewelers

ExquisiteGem Magenta Tourmalinge Engagement Ring

Magenta Pink Red Tourmaline Engagement Ring, $750 from Etsy seller ExquisiteGem

ExquisiteGem Australian Blue Sapphire Engagement Ring

Australian Blue Sapphire Engagement Ring, $550 from Etsy seller ExquisiteGem

EngagedwithDiamonds Art Deco 1920s Engagement Ring

Art Deco Ring, $850 from Etsy seller EngagedwithDiamonds

EngagedJewelry Montana Sapphire and Raw Diamond Engagement Ring

Montana Sapphire and Raw Diamond Trio Ring, $795 from Etsy seller EngagedJewelry

EngagedJewelry Blue Raw Diamond Engagement Ring

Blue Raw Diamond Engagement Ring, $650 from Etsy seller EngagedJewelry

EJCOLLECTIONS White Gold Diamond Engagement Ring with Black Diamond

White Gold and Diamond Halo Ring with Black Diamond Center Stone, $935 from Etsy seller CJCollections

DiamondSoulShop Sapphire Art Deco Ring

Art Deco Sapphire and Diamond Ring, $699 from Etsy seller DiamondSoulShop

DiamondSoulShip Aquamarine Art Deco Engagement Ring

Art Deco Aquamarine Ring, $600 from Etsy seller DiamondSoulShop

DiamondsMine Ruby Engagement Ring with Micro Pave

Ruby Engagement Ring with Micro Pave, $849 from Etsy seller DiamondsMine

DiamondsMine Braided Black Diamond Engagement Ring

Braided Black Diamond Engagement Ring, $877 from Etsy seller DiamondsMine

DiamondsMine Black Diamond Marquise Engagement Ring

Marquise Cut Black Diamond Engagement Ring, $864 from Etsy seller DiamondsMine

DiamondsMine Art Deco Back Diamond Engagement Ring

Art Deco Black Diamond Ring, $819 from Etsy seller DiamondsMine

CypressCreekVintage Rare Black Diamond Engagement Ring

Vintage Carbanado Engagement Ring, $398 from Etsy seller CypressCreekVintage

CrownJewelsCo Brilliant Cut Engagement Ring

Brilliant Cut Solitaire with Accents Engagement Ring, $749.94 from Etsy seller CrownJewelsCo

capucinne Baguette Diamond RingBaguette Diamond Ring, $870 from Etsy seller Capucinne

Blue Nile Sapphire and Diamond Halo Ring

Asscher Cut Sapphire and Diamond Halo Ring, $895 from Blue Nile

Blue Nile Morganite and Diamond Halo Cushion Ring

Morganite and Diamond Halo Cushion Ring in Rose Gold, $980 from Blue Nile

BelmarJewelers Vintage Diamond Engagement Ring

Round Brilliant Vintage Engagement Ring, $695 from Etsy seller BelmarJewelers

Jared the Galleria Levian Garnet Ring with Diamonds in Strawberry Gold

LeVian Garnet Ring with Diamonds in Strawberry Gold, $899.99 from Jared the Galleria of Jewelry

ASecondTime Twig Style Engagement Ring

White Topaz Twig Style Ring, $450 from Etsy seller ASecondTime

ASecondTime Raw Uncut Rough Diamond Solitaire

Raw Uncut Rough Diamond and Sterling Silver Ring, $295 from Etsy seller ASecondTime

AroshaTaglia Coral Black Gemstone Statement Ring

Coral Black Diamond Ring, $241.80 from Etsy seller AroshaTaglia
AlisonTitusJewelry Raw Uncut Diamond Ring

Raw Uncut Diamond Ring, $985 from Etsy seller AlisonTitusJewelry

Addy Art Deco Diamond Ring

Art Deco Pierced Quatrefoil Five Stone Design, $429.69 from Etsy seller Addy

MilaJewelryDesign Pearl Engagement Ring

Rose Gold Pearl Ring, $260 from Etsy seller MilaJewellryDesignMilaJewellryDesign Pear Engagement Ring

Pear Diamond Engagement Ring, $460 from Etsy seller MilaJewellryDesign

sarajewelrystu prehnite engagement ring

 Prehnite and Diamond Ring in Rose Gold, $699.99 from Etsy seller SaraJewelryStuAmazon Round Cut Five Stone Black Diamond RIng

Round Cut Five Stone Black Diamond Ring, $160-$289 from Amazon

Jared the Galleria of Jewelry Levian Diopside with Diamonds in Strawberry Gold

Levian Diopside with Diamonds Set in Strawberry Gold, $749.99 from Jared the Galleria of Jewelry

Do you have a favorite out of these, BABs?

christen

  • 8/1

    I’m the first to admit I’m a huge lover of rough diamonds and unique styles. But my heart always skips a beat when I see a truly classic piece, one that could easily become a timeless family heirloom and will never love its proverbial (and possibly actual) luster. Don Roberto contacted me earlier this week about their custom nameplate necklaces that can be made with your Twitter handle (so awesome), but it was their bridal line I was really interested in. In all, the collection is pretty blingy … and slightly pricey. But with my stellar Interwebz sleuthing skillz and the need to bring you an awesome Five for Friday, I found these five gorgeous pieces for under $1,00o that are so classic, they’re worth the splurge.

     PRINCESS CENTER DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING 1/3CT TW CUSHION CLUSTER HEAD

    Princess Center Diamond Ring with 1/3 CT TW Cluster, $699.99

    The cluster of diamonds ups the sparklification (what? It’s a thing.) without busting the budget. Ding! Ding! We have bling!

    14K White Gold Princess Cut Diamond Earrings -  1/2 CTW

    14 KT White Gold Princess Cut Diamond Earrings, $699

    A pair of classic diamond studs will last you an eternity. Mine were included in my inheritance from my mother. This pair from Don Roberto has the added benefit of screw backs, if you’re one who has a tendency to lose an earring (I feel ya, sister).

    Sterling Silver and Cubic Zirconia Art Deco Flower Bracelet - $119

    Sterling Silver and Cubic Zirconia Art Deco Flower Bracelet, $119

    So this one isn’t made out of the good stuff, but the design is gorgeous and the price tag isn’t brutal — though it’s still a bit spendy. However, this bracelet has some legs on it as far as the mileage you’d be able to get out of wearing it. Personally, since it’s not real diamonds, I’d be more apt to wear it to any semi-fancy event.

    14K WHITE GOLD DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE LATCH BACK EARRINGS  $899.00

    14K White Gold Diamond and Sapphire Latchback Earrings, $899

    My white gold, diamond latchback earrings are my go-to ear decorators for a few reasons: They’re blingy, they’re classy and I know I won’t lose them. The latchback is the greatest gift to jewelry and clumsy people since … well, maybe ever.

    DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING 1/3 CT TW PRINCESS CUT  $799.00Princess

    Diamond Engagement Ring, 1/3 CT TW Princess Cut, $799

    The vintage feel of this ring coupled with the tiny detailing make it gorgeous in my eyes. It’s not overly “Look at me!!!!” but it’s definitely eye-catching, and the price tag won’t cost your honey three-months salary. Hell, you could even treat yo-self!

    What do you think, BABs? Which of these beauties would you invest in?

    christen
  • 2/24

    I hate to use the F-word, but I’ll admit it. I am a feminist. I am an independent woman of the new millennium! I am a defender of equal rights! I will not be the woman behind any man; I will be the woman NEXT to him, for we are equal and balanced in every way! AND I would never take a man’s name! How…

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    7/19

    I hope you're ready for some serious bling because this week, Rachel B. wrote in with a challenge to find a CAI/GOI engagement ring! Check out what she had to say: Hey, I'm not actually engaged yet, but my boyfriend and I are saving up for a wedding some time next year. I'm hoping you can help me with a "Can't Afford It/Get Over It"…

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  • 2/27

    Exciting news BABs.....I got my wedding ring! It's exactly what I wanted, and I was able to purchase it tax-free while we were visiting family in New Hampshire. S-weeet! Let me back up for a second and explain to you why this is such an amaze-balls feat of awesomeness. My engagement ring is raised with a little spot for the wedding band to fit underneath.…

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    1/28

    Reader Request: Etsy seller PetrasRocks "I have found my dream ring... but with my fiance and I paying for the entire wedding ourselves, it's a little out of my price range. Can you help?" We sure can! Here are some fabulous looks for less: 1 $899 //2 $699 // 3 $770 // 4 $703 // 5 $979 What do you think, BABS? Which of these pave…

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    11/19

    Last month, we introduced you to our beloved sponsor, Turtle Love Co.’s lovely line of eco-friendly, ethically sourced engagement rings - so naturally today, we have to share their gorgeous selection of unique wedding bands! If you find that big name jewelers don’t cater to your tastes (and even if they do) - check out Turtle Love Co.’s extensive collection of unique, nature-inspired wedding bands!…

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  • 10/14

    I am so pleased to introduce you to a company that is very close to my heart - Turtle Love Co.! Turtle Love Co. offers some of the most artful, sustainable, and unique jewelry available. They sell magical engagement rings, distinctive wedding bands, and generally gorgeous jewelry that you'd be proud to rock on your big day. Turtle Love Co. jewelry is handmade by real, independent artisans who use recycled…

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